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Nigh vs. Night

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The main difference between Nigh and Night is that the Nigh is a family name and Night is a part of the day when the Sun is not aloft

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  • Nigh (adjective)

    near, close by

    "The end is nigh!"

  • Nigh (adjective)

    Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.

  • Nigh (verb)

    to draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near

  • Nigh (adverb)

    Almost, nearly.

  • Nigh (preposition)

    near; close to

  • Night (noun)

    The period between sunset and sunrise, when a location faces far away from the sun, thus when the sky is dark.

    "How do you sleep at night when you attack your kids like that!?"

  • Night (noun)

    An evening or night spent at a particular activity.

    "a night on the town"

  • Night (noun)

    A night (and part of the days before and after it) spent in a hotel or other accommodation.

    "We stayed at the Hilton for five nights."

  • Night (noun)

    Nightfall.

    "from noon till night"

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness.

    "The cat disappeared into the night."

  • Night (noun)

    A dark blue colour, midnight blue.

    "color panel|002266"

  • Night (noun)

    A night's worth of competitions, generally one game.

  • Night (verb)

    To spend a night (in a place), to overnight.

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  • Nigh (adjective)

    Not distant or remote in place or time; near.

  • Nigh (adjective)

    Not remote in degree, kindred, circumstances, etc.; closely allied; intimate.

  • Nigh (adverb)

    In a situation near in place or time, or in the course of events; near.

  • Nigh (adverb)

    Almost; nearly; as, he was nigh dead.

  • Nigh

    To draw nigh (to); to approach; to come near.

  • Nigh (preposition)

    Near to; not remote or distant from.

  • Night (noun)

    That part of the natural day when the sun is beneath the horizon, or the time from sunset to sunrise; esp., the time between dusk and dawn, when there is no light of the sun, but only moonlight, starlight, or artificial light.

  • Night (noun)

    Darkness; obscurity; concealment.

  • Night (noun)

    Intellectual and moral darkness; ignorance.

  • Night (noun)

    A lifeless or unenlivened period, as when nature seems to sleep.

Webster Dictionary
  • Nigh (adjective)

    being on the left side;

    "the near or nigh horse is the one on the left"

    "the animal's left side is its near or nigh side"

  • Nigh (adjective)

    near in space or time

  • Nigh (adverb)

    near in time or place or relationship;

    "as the wedding day drew near"

    "stood near the door"

    "don't shoot until they come near"

    "getting near to the true explanation"

    "her mother is always near"

    "The end draws nigh"

    "the bullet didn't come close"

    "don't get too close to the fire"

  • Nigh (adverb)

    (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; `near' is sometimes used informally for `nearly' and `most' is sometimes used informally for `almost';

    "the job is (just) about done"

    "the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded"

    "we're almost finished"

    "the car all but ran her down"

    "he nearly fainted"

    "talked for nigh onto 2 hours"

    "the recording is well-nigh perfect"

    "virtually all the parties signed the contract"

    "I was near exhausted by the run"

    "most everyone agrees"

  • Night (noun)

    the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside

  • Night (noun)

    the time between sunset and midnight;

    "he watched television every night"

  • Night (noun)

    the period spent sleeping;

    "I had a restless night"

  • Night (noun)

    the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit;

    "three nights later he collapsed"

  • Night (noun)

    darkness;

    "it vanished into the night"

  • Night (noun)

    a shortening of nightfall;

    "they worked from morning to night"

  • Night (noun)

    a period of ignorance or backwardness or gloom

  • Night (noun)

    Roman goddess of night; daughter of Erebus; counterpart of Greek Nyx

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